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JAMES BOND
FACT FILES

Dr. No

(1962)

Diamonds Are Forever

(1971)

Octopussy

(1983)

 The World Is Not Enough

(1999)

 From Russia With Love

 (1963)

Live And Let Die

(1973)

A View To A Kill

(1985)

 Die Another Day

 (2002)

 Goldfinger

 (1964)

The Man With The Golden Gun

(1974)

The Living Daylights

(1987)

Casino Royale

 (2006)

 Thunderball

 (1965)

The Spy Who Loved Me

(1977)

Licence To Kill

(1989)

Quantum of Solace

 (2008)

 You Only Live Twice

 (1967)

Moonraker

(1979)

GoldenEye

(1995)

Skyfall

(2012)

 On Her Majesty's Secret Service

 (1969)

For Your Eyes Only

(1981)

Tomorrow Never Dies

(1997)

Spectre

(2015)

Not part of the official
EON PRODUCTIONS series:

Casino Royale

 (1954 - TV)

Casino Royale

 (1967)

 Never Say Never Again

 (1983)

UK Quad poster

UK Quad Poster

US 1-Sheet poster [Style A & B]
US 1-Sheet poster [Style A & B]

Tatiana Romanova  (Daniela Bianchi)

Tatiana Romanova 
(Daniela Bianchi)

Rosa Klebb  (Lotte Lenya)

Rosa Klebb  (Lotte Lenya)

From Russia With Love logo


Date of release: World Premiere 10th October 1963, Odeon Leicester Square, London.
Running Time: 116 minutes
James Bond: Sean Connery
Plot: Using the British Secret Service as its dupe, SPECTRE plans to steal the Lektor decoding machine and sell it back to its Russian owners, with the added refinement of the death of Double-O-Seven.
Bondís Women:
Tatiana Romanova
(Daniela Bianchi)
Sylvia Trench (Eunice Garson)
Gypsy Girls: Zora (Martine Beswicke) and Vida (Aliza Gur)
Bondís Enemies: Donald 'Red' Grant (Robert Shaw)
Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Anthony Dawson [voice: Eric Pohlmann])
Kronsteen (Vladek Sheybal)
Morzeny (Walter Gotell)
Krilencu (Fred Haggerty)
Bondís Allies: Kerim Bey (Pedro Armendariz)
ĎMí (Bernard Lee)
Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
ĎQí (Desmond Llewelyn) [his first appearance as the character]
Bondís Car: 4.5 litre Bentley
Bondís Gadget: Briefcase: which holds an AR-7 folding sniperís rifle, 40 rounds of ammunition, an exploding tear gas cartridge disguised as a tin of talcum powder, 50 Gold Sovereigns, and a throwing knife.
Main Title Music: ĎFrom Russia With Loveí       
(Instrumental)
End Title Music: ĎFrom Russia With Loveí sung by Matt Monro
Music Score: John Barry
Art Director: Syd Cain
Main Titles Designer: Robert Brownjohn
Editor: Peter Hunt
Screenplay:
Richard Maibaum &
Johanna Harwood
Director of
Photography:
Ted Moore
Director: Terence Young
Producers: *Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli
The listing shown is contractual for the Eastern Hemisphere and is reversed for the Western Hemisphere.

Awards: BAFTA Winner 1964
Best British Cinematography, Colour (Ted Moore)

James Bond (Sean Connery)

James Bond (Sean Connery)

Gunbarrel (Bob Simmons)

Gunbarrel (Bob Simmons)

From Russia With Love title screen

From Russia With Love title screen

4.5 litre Bentley

4.5 litre Bentley

Briefcase

Briefcase

CLASSIC SCENE

From Russia With Love CLASSIC SCENE

ďTell me? Which lunatic asylum did they get you out of?Ē
 
 
DIRECTOR:
Terence Young
 
STARRING:
Sean Connery, Pedro Armendariz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, Eunice Gayson, and introducing Daniela Bianchi.
 
SCREENPLAY:
Richard Maibaum and Johanna Harwood.
 
CLASSIC SCENE:
Escaping from Istanbul on the Orient Express with Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi), and carrying Qís trick briefcase and the Russian Lektor decoding machine, secret agent James Bond 007 is upset to find his friend and travelling companion Kerim Bey (Pedro Armendariz) has been murdered along with Russian Security man Benz, whom Kerim had been guarding. Apparently the two men have killed each other. When the train pauses at Zagreb to take on passengers, Bond is met by SPECTRE assassin Donald Grant (Robert Shaw), posing as 007ís British contact Captain Nash, who Grant has already killed. Once on board, Grant drugs Tatiana over a meal in the dining car and the trio retire to Bondís compartment where the girl is suddenly overcome with tiredness. Having spotted Grant slip a tablet into Taniaís glass of champagne, Bond is suspicious and holds the man at gunpoint, but is tricked into trusting him when he explains that his escape route is only for one. While Bond is studying a map of the intended route, he is knocked unconscious by a vicious blow to the back of the neck from Grant....

GRANT: Keep still. All right then, get up on your knees. Put your hands in your pockets. Keep Ďem there. 

JAMES BOND: Red wine with fish...well that should have told me something. 

GRANT: You may know the right wines, youíre the one on your knees. How does it feel old man? 

JAMES BOND: Old man? Is that what you chaps in Smersh call each other? 

GRANT: Smersh? 

JAMES BOND: Of course...SPECTRE. Then it wasnít the Russianís show at all. Youíve been playing us off against each other, havenít you? And it was SPECTRE who killed the Russian agent in the Mosque. You? 

GRANT: Uh huh. 

JAMES BOND: Kerim and the other man? 

GRANT: Uh huh. 

JAMES BOND:  And Nash? 

GRANT: I donít mind talking. I get a kick out of watching the great James Bond finding out what a bloody fool heís been making of himself. Weíre pros mister Bond. We sweated your recognition code out of one of your men in Tokyo before he died. Iíve been keeping tabs on you. Iíve been your guardian angel. Saved your life at the gypsy camp. 

JAMES BOND:  Oh yes. Iím much obliged. 

GRANT: We were keeping you alive until you could get us the Lektor. 

JAMES BOND:  So you had me deliver it on a plate. Itís brilliant. Go on, Iím fascinated. 

GRANT: Now that weíve got it you and the girl are expendable. Between here and Trieste. 

JAMES BOND: The girl? Isnít she working for SPECTRE too?

GRANT: No. She thinks sheís doing it all for Mother Russia. She takes her orders from Colonel Klebb. 

JAMES BOND: Rosa Klebbís Russian, head of operations for Smersh. 

GRANT: Was. Klebb works for SPECTRE now. The girl doesnít know that. 

JAMES BOND: Well then why kill her? 

GRANT: Orders. Thatís only half of it, old man. Hereís a roll of film. Sheíll have this in her handbag. And on you, theyíll find this letter. Itís from her, threatening to give the film to the press unless you marry her for helping you get the Lektor.

JAMES BOND: What film? 

GRANT: Taken in the bridal suite at your hotel. Something else the girl didnít know about Ė or you! 

JAMES BOND: Must be a pretty sick collection of minds to dream up a plan like that. 

GRANT: You see the headlines? ĎBritish Agent Murders Beautiful Russian Spy Then Commits Suicideí. 

JAMES BOND:  Tell me? Which lunatic asylum did they get you out of? 

GRANT: Donít make it any tougher on yourself. (Grant backhand slaps Bond hard round the face). My orders are to kill you and deliver the Lektor. How I do itís my business. Itíll be slow and painful. 

JAMES BOND: How much are they paying you? 

GRANT: Whatís it to you? 

JAMES BOND: Weíll double it. 

GRANT: Your word of honour...as an English, gentleman? The first one wonít kill you, not the second, not even the third. Not till you crawl over here and you kiss my foot! 

JAMES BOND: How about a cigarette? 

GRANT: Not a chance. 

JAMES BOND: Iíll pay for it. 

GRANT: What with? 

JAMES BOND: 50 gold sovereigns. 

GRANT: Where are they? 

JAMES BOND:  Up there in my case? 

GRANT: You show me. 

JAMES BOND:  Here you are. What about that cigarette? 

GRANT: Throw Ďem down there. Any more in the other case? 

JAMES BOND: I should imagine so, itís a standard kit Iíll have a look. 

GRANT: Put your hands back in your pockets.

(Grant opens the case and the Q Branch teargas cartridge explodes in his face. All hell breaks loose in one of the all-time great screen fight scenes.)


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